Susan Kelleher, staff writer for Pacific NW Magazine writes about the current state of extreme sexism in the gaming industry and gives a hopeful look towards the future.
“Gaming culture has been pretty misogynistic for a long time now,” says Edwards, 50, a lifelong gamer and developer who worked on Microsoft’s Halo. “There’s ample evidence of that over and over again . . . What we’re finally seeing is that it became so egregious that now companies are starting to wake up and say, ‘We need to stop this. This has got to change.’ “